August 30, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced that it will increase the fees that entities pay to access telephone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry (the “Registry”) per the terms of the Do Not Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007 (the “Act”). The fees for yearly access to the Registry for telephone numbers in a single area code will increase by $1, to $63 per year, and increase by $385 to access all area codes nationwide, to an amount of $17,406. The increases will become effective on October 1, 2018.
Who do the Do Not Call Registry fees apply to?